Embezzling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 31 pages
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Familiar Quotations ConnotesFreedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.ndash;Mahatma GandhiFaith is one of those words that connotes, however irrationally, some kind of virtue in itself.ndash;Louis Halle Use in Literature ConnotesThe word Will he used to connote the medium in which the mind moves, or to use a less abstract expression, the mass of power by which man can reproduce, outside himself, the actions constituting his external life.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Louis Lambert.Your spirit's coin was squandered long ago, And in its place Are white cards, all alike, Bearing a word, A name, Connoting nothing.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in A Woman of Thirty.The language is constructed in a fashion which enables a large number of meanings to be connoted by a single word, so that you may trace all allied ideas,,or truths, or facts, by this verbal connection, when you are speaking or using Sanskrit.ndash;Annie Besant in An Introduction to Yoga.In the language of the logicians, the name of each article not only denotes that particular, but connotes all the rest.ndash;Augustine Birrell in Obiter Dicta.Organization connotes mutual interdependence of the component parts, limitation of individualism, the circumscription of personal liberty.ndash;William Cowper Brann in Brann The Iconoclast, vol 1.For this reason, the definition of such conceptions as generality, totality, and ultimateness is most readily reached from the side of the disposition toward the world which they connote.ndash;John Dewey in Democracy and Education.There is something morally dangerous about experience, as such words as sensual, carnal, material, worldly, interests suggest; while pure reason and spirit connote something morally praiseworthy.ndash;John Dewey in Democracy and Education.The motives deducible from both creeds are identical, and philosophy connotes them as egotism.ndash;Emile Joseph Dillon in The Sceptics of the Old Testament: Job - Koheleth - Agur.It is not mere geographical and numerical majorities that are connoted.ndash;John Finley in The French in the Heart of America.

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